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Auxvasse man arrested for 22 pound of marijuana and other charges

Date:  December 10, 2015

Arrested person information:  Billy Owen, 52, of Auxvasse

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On December 9, 2015 at approximately 4:04 p.m., Callaway County Sheriff’s Office deputies and the MUSTANG drug task force executed a narcotics related search warrant in the 200 block of Peach Tree Drive in Auxvasse.  The warrant was executed as part of an ongoing investigation by the Callaway County Sheriff’s Office and MUSTANG.

During the search warrant execution; 22 pounds of marijuana, $35,000 in US Currency, several firearms, and other items related to drug sales were seized from the residence.  Billy Owen, 52, of Auxvasse was subsequently arrested and transported to the Callaway County Jail.  Owen was booked / processed for Felony Distribution of a Controlled Substance and Felony Unlawful Possession of Firearms.  Owen was placed on $50,000.00 bond which he posted on December 10, 2015.

The investigation is ongoing and further charges could be forthcoming.

No further information is being released at this time due to an ongoing investigation.

End of press release.

** All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty is a court of law. **